CPT® 64488, Under Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Somatic Nerves

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 64488 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Introduction/Injection of Anesthetic Agent (Nerve Block), Diagnostic or Therapeutic Procedures on the Somatic Nerves.

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Summary

In this procedure, the provider performs a bilateral transversus abdominis plane block, or TAP block, by injections. A TAP block diminishes the pain that occurs for reasons such as lower abdominal surgery.

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